Jenna (album)

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Jenna
Jenna (album).jpg
Studio album by Gerald Wilson's Orchestra of the 90's
Released1989
RecordedJune 27 & 28, 1989
StudioSage & Sound Recording, Hollywood, CA
GenreJazz
Length60:15
LabelDiscovery
DSCD-964
ProducerAlbert Marx
Gerald Wilson chronology
Calafia
(1984)
Jenna
(1989)
State Street Sweet
(1994)

Jenna is an album by Gerald Wilson's Orchestra of the 90's recorded in 1989 and released on the Discovery label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[2]

AllMusic rated the album with 4½ stars; in his review, Scott Yanow noted: "This CD is an excellent all-round showcase for both Gerald Wilson's arrangements and his superior big band".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gerald Wilson except where noted.

  1. "Love for Sale" (Cole Porter) - 4:13
  2. "Jenna" - 9:46
  3. "Carlos" - 5:19
  4. "Back to the Roots" - 5:01
  5. "The Wailer" - 4:28
  6. "Blues for Yna Yna" - 6:53
  7. "B-Bop & the Song" - 5:19
  8. "Couldn't Love, Couldn't Cry" - 2:34
  9. "Yarddog Mazurka" - 3:14
  10. "48 Years Later" - 3:20
  11. "Lunceford Special" (Jimmie Lunceford) - 3:33
  12. "Margie" (Con Conrad, J. Russel Robinson, Benny Davis) - 3:12
  13. "Flying Home" (Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman, Sid Robin) - 3:23

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discovery Records checklist, accessed August 26, 2016
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Jenna – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved August 26, 2016.